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  • Dartboard challenges you to enjoy your spending while it aims to keep your money on target. Dartboard builds from the positive experience of social networks to motivate healthy financial behaviors. Dartboard changes our relationship with money to one that is positive, simple, and open.

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    • Gabor Tankovics

    • Namreta Kumar

    • Yuchen Zhang
  • Nano is a playful and adaptable system that is made with the modern family in mind and utilizes smartphones as an engine for a toy families build together. It is designed to foster the development of cognitive, social, emotional, and fine motor skills.

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    • Shiwon Jang
  • A creative circuit kit that teaches the same logic, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills that are necessary for STEM careers in a playful, creative, and welcoming kit, focused especially on girls. It allows users to make the kinds of projects they want to be making plus technology.

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    • Nicole Messier

    • Alex Tosti
  • A curated professional fine art experience across multiple retail channels. Our aim is to create an engaging, seamless, and affordable experience that empowers artists and allows greater access to quality artwork.

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    • Founder
      Robyn Asquini
  • A socially-driven innovation studio that applies a unique research methodology that spans the wide spectrum of researching, creating, and scaling. Collaborating with researchers, N8 designs solutions by envisioning new market needs in high-impact areas in the market.

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    • Victor Angel

    • Alex Jinich
  • A free online interactive map-based digital platform to post and search creative workspaces available for exchange. Map-based space locating is becoming the norm for searchable property within cities where studioMAP_studioSWAP is the first to serve the creative community to date.

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    • Caitlin Charlet
  • The Urban Atlas is an archive of narratives around urban development as seen through a Five Lenses approach of Stories, Boundaries, Power Dynamics, Networks, and Imaginaries. It serves as a platform for local artists, residents, and youth to critically investigate, unearth and imagine the ways in which processes and effects of urban development impact their everyday life.

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    • Sabrina Dorsainvil

    • Luisa Múnera
  • Propeller Innovations helps community-based organizations thrive and anticipate change. It concentrates on innovation capacity-building through ideation workshops and concept prototyping. Propeller makes accessible tools of innovation and design-thinking, which are typically only available to corporations and organizations large enough to engage expensive consultancies. The remaining two grantees from the graduate Urban Programs focus on digital solutions leveraging open source community activism and urban transformation.

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    • Sean Baker

    • Mike Verona

    • Leah Cabrera
  • DTW utilizes a holistic, purpose-driven approach to collaboratively create systems change. Strategies include participatory Research, Planning and Design, Project Incubation and Management; Collaborative Methods, and Impact Evaluation and Evolution. The group utilizes a hybrid benefit corporation that functions as a Social Lab, R&D consultancy, and long-term project incubator, partner, networker, and friend. Designing the WE’s theory of change is: The more we co-operate, co-create and co-produce, the more meaningful, sustainable and just our impact will become.

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    • Braden Crooks

    • April De Simone

    • Ron Morrison

    • Dagney Tucker